"A philanthropic family on balance is going to feel better about themselves and their progeny than a family that has been hanging on to every single penny." --- Warren Buffett
Bill, Melinda and Warren want other US billionaires to donate at least 50% of their net worth while alive or upon death. That amounts to $600 billion dollars. A billionaire can easily donate 50% today and still live in comfort since they'd have at least $500 million left. What can we do?
This podcast accompanies a blog post at Riscario Insider: http://blog.riscario.com/2010/06/donation-guidelines-from-warren-buffett.html